Welcome to the home page of our fifth annual series of sampler concerts, showcasing the richness of New York's early music performing community. This is your chance to preview the offerings of 8 of the City's finest ensembles in three venues -- West Side, East Side, and Downtown. The Saturday evening concert will feature an unusual demonstration of the relationship between Galileo's scientific work and his musical involvements, and will end with a gala reception.
“Canadian countertenor Matthew White is not yet 40 but has already had a full career. The singer sees his vocal art as work and discipline—a worthy mantra inspired by the 17th- and 18th-century castratos.
The La Tour Baroque Duo from Saint John's Early Music Studio will be holding a CD launch concert to celebrate the release of their CD “Les caractères de la danse”.
Eglise Saint Denis de Sézanne
Festival de Musique Baroque de Sézanne
“The art of hunting reached its peak in the eighteenth century. The hunt of course was accompanied by music, the instrument of choice remained the hunting horn.
“We would like to welcome you to our new concert saison. One year full of new ideas and exciting developments lies ahead and we for sure will keep you posted on a regular basis.
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16 SEPTEMBER 2011
Rediscovering Forgotten Early Music Pioneers
The time is ripe for a revival of the early music revival. The pioneers of today’s flourishing early music movement – the people who put Baroque and earlier music back on the map – are fading into obscurity. A new blog, The Early Music Pioneers Archive (www.semibrevity.com), combines research with documents, video interviews, photographs and digitalized clips (from LPs, 78s and private recordings), to refocus attention on a host of musicians, scholars and instrument makers who deserve to be remembered.
EarlyMusicNews.org Weblinks Revisited
"The ensemble Ars Cantus was established in the year 2000 as a vocal group associated with the Wroclaw Chamber Choir (Wroclawscy Kameralisci), under the artistic direction of Tomasz Dobrzanski.
“Early Music Fredericton is pleased to to announce this year's series of innovative and intimate concerts of baroque chamber music in the lovely setting of Gallery 78. All three Sunday afternoon concerts feature baroque violinist Sari Tsuji and harpsichordist Jonathan Addleman performing a mix of favourite baroque masterworks and newly rediscovered pieces, all on historical instruments.
(Piano, organ and musical activities in Italy in the nineteenth and twentieth century)
Edition: Lucca, LIM, 2011 (Music Library Lim - Wise)
Pages: 20 + 440
Format: 17 x 24 - Paperback
East West Music ... baroque music … contemporary concerto ... Soave builds bridges across centuries and cultures. Along with all vocal elements of Joel Suhubiette and surrounding the voice of María Cristina Kiehr, the ensemble baroque instruments lend service to the creation of the contemporary: A Passion as emblematic baroque, but for the first often expressed through Mary.
On Saturday, October 22, 2011 at 8 PM, members of The Queen's Chamber Band will gather at First Moravian Church for the opening concert of the 2011-2012 season and take their audience to European cities on a Musical Grand Tour.
“Spiritus Ensemble begins its third season of Bach Vespers with two cantatas chosen for the Thanksgiving season. Cantata 192, 'Now thank we all our God' is one of Bach's shortest cantatas, three movements based on the well-known chorale melody. It will be followed by Cantata 79, 'God the Lord is sun and shield', which begins with one of Bach's grandest choral movements, accompanied by brass, timpani, flutes, oboes, strings and organ.
As well as keeping a very interesting website, the Orpheon Foundation may also be found on Facebook where you can view some videos of recent and past events.
“Sorry for my tardiness on getting this summary out! There was some great stuff at BLEMF this year, here’s a summary of all the exciting things that happened over those five days!
Release Date: 29 Aug 2011
Label: Virgin Classics
“Before he changed the course of operatic history with his "reform" operas of the 1760s and 1770s, Gluck was a respected and thoroughly conventional composer of opera seria, almost all of them written to librettos by Metastasio. …
“Musicians of the Old Post Road's recording session in May, 2011 of an aria by Bononcini for its upcoming "Roman Handel" CD.
Theatrical and musical entertainment for all ages: a few fables of La Fontaine and tasty tirades extracted from the famous “Traité de Quantz”, mixed with pieces for baroque flute and harpsichord by JS Bach, Boismortier, Quantz, Rameau and Telemann form the program for this concert -show.
“In the 2011 – 2012 season, we are pleased to embark on a new educational initiative with the students and faculty of Juilliard415, the school’s recently established Historical Performance program under the direction of Monica Huggett.
Missed the performances at last Saturday's fabulous Gala? Or heard them and want more? As part of Doors Open Waterloo Region, a small ensemble from NBB will perform this Saturday (September 17) at 11 A.M. at the brand new Knox Presbyterian Church.
Brought to our attention on the “Society for the Study of Early Modern Women (SSEMW)” mailing list, the following books have been published on the subject of women’s work in the arts:
Labors Lost: Women's Work and the Early Modern English Stage (University of Pennsylvania Press), examines women's unacknowledged contributions to theatrical production in Shakespeare's time.
Working Subjects in Early Modern English Drama (Ashgate Press), is an essay collection co-edited with Michelle M. Dowd, and includes a number of essays that focus on gender and women's work. Ashgate Press offers a 20% discount to SSEMW members.
“Each quarter, we offer a weekend course or Baroque music and dance revival, for anyone interested in music and dances of the Baroque era. You can participate in one or more weekend (s), each stage being independent of others.“
“Carlo Donato Cossoni, Two Litanies and Four Antiphons, Op. 11 (1671) for Double Choir and Organ, ed. by Pyrros Bamichas” can now be found on the WLSCM catalogue pages.
A YouTube clip where Stuart Walsh plays from Brian Wright’s “Suite in Eight Movements for Solo Renaissance Lute” (Lute Society Music Editions 1999).
The Nineteenth Century Studies Association announces the 2012 Article Prize, recognizing scholarly excellence in any discipline focusing on any aspect of the long 19th century (French Revolution to World War I).
“For more than fifity years, Cyril W. Beaumont, the British dance writer, publisher, bookseller, critic and historian ran his famous bookshop in London's Charing Cross Road. Beaumont was known to a vast number of people in almost every part of the world, and virtually every dancer in the world visited his shop at one time or another. His knowledge of ballet was formidable and for this he was greatly respected and admired.